Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.
When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
Love truth, but pardon error.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.